Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >>> stocks were down over concerns of the fiscal cliff. the dow finished down by nine points. the s & p500 was down seven points at the close. >>> a lot to talk about with our weather let's get right to it. i think ken summed it up pretty well. it seems it's the calm before the storm. >> it is, and this is a healthy looking storm system. a series of storm systems. i have to tell you if it wasn't coming we would be going where's the rain. so this is what happens in california. i think we get something like this once every other year or once every year that we get a big serieses of storms. this is ours. this is the first one we may see more. we will come in a little bit closer and this first wave of showers moving through the bay area tomorrow morning during your commute. about 250 miles offshore. in that area, there are some -- very strong winds and even some thunderstorms behind it. the current radar. we have the radar sweep on. now when i come back tomorrow night and show you this radar sweep there's not going to be a lot on it. because the main event is tomorrow morning during the mornin
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
months. but many expressed concerns about the looming fiscal cliff that includes tax heights and spending cuts that are set to hit january 1 if congress fails to act. >>> and the dow is up 48 points. the s&p rose 3. >>> a cease fire agreement has for now quieted the violence in the israel-palestinian conflict. rita is live in our newsroom now where heartbreaking stories just continue to pour in. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. there was a cease fire and a feeling of relief today on both sides of the gaza-israel border. with strong backing from the united states, the deal was brokered by egypt's new muslim brotherhood president and he'll oversee its compliance. >> this is a critical moment for the region. egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country a cornerstone of regional stability and peace. >> reporter: the united states promised additional military aid to pressure israel to accept the cease fire now. the israel prime minister who supported mitt romney over president obama made it clear that the ground invasion remains ready.
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
and february. >>> on wall street stocks finished flat after a warning about a the fiscal cliff. dow closed down about 7 points. >> thousands of people will enjoy a turkey dinner this thanksgiving thanks to the generosity of a family owned restaurant. >> happy thanksgiving. >> for the fifth year in a row the 1515 restaurant staged their free turkey give away today. the family along with friends and other businesses handed out 2000 turkeys. they raise money through an annual golf tournament and get help from the community. >> we're blessed. we've been very fortunate through our lives. if we can give back, that's why we do it. >> the volunteers distributed the turkeys at the restaurant. >> all around the bay we've been seeing some rain. according to our chief meteorologist bill martin this is not the main event. >> just the stuff ahead of the front. the moisture out there is low level moisture bumping up against the coastal hills. making the roadways wet as you go into this afternoon commute. the real rain is not coming till 10:00, 11:00 tonight. we're looking at showers. couple live radars going
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
returned today from its thanksgiving break with the country still headed toward that fiscal cliff. republicans are pressing the white house for a list of long- term spending cuts. democrats still want to raise income taxes on the rich. so far there is little outward signs the two sides are are closer to heading off the automatic tax increases and spending cuts economists have said could push the economy into another recession. the dow dropped 42 points today. the nasdaq was up by 9. the s&p closed by by 2. >>> a carbon monoxide scare that sent four people to the hospital in san francisco may have been a false alarm. for instance fire facers were called to a -- san francisco firefighters were called to a home last night where several family member complained of being sick and said they heard a fire alarm. thirteen people, including small children, were taken to the hospital, and some were found to have elevated levels of carbon monoxide, but pg & e found no gas leaks in the home. officials say it can be caused by smoking cigarettes. the >>> a fake press release stating that google